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A 61-year-old male asked:

I have nerve pain from spinal cord damage 7 yrs ago. i also had failed dorsal column stimulator operation which has given me even more pain. what hope do i have of getting this pain under control, i'm on the max dose of gabapentin?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
You might do better with twice daily Lyrica as the maximum effective dose of Gabapentin is but 1600-1800 mg total per day. Meditation and biofeedback techniques may help
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